Tag: eagles

Eagles Improve to 6–0, Hurts Key in 26–17 Win Over Cowboys

PHILADELPHIA—The Eagles closed out another familiar outcome—their latest victory as they roll unbeaten into an off week—with a recognizable tune: “Dancing On My Own.” Yes, the Eagles borrowed the signature anthem for the Philadelphia Phillies that they’ve blasted in the clubhouse on their way toward a spot in the National League Championship Series. It’s a…


Ancient Bird Species Unearthed More Than a Century After Excavation

Researchers from Flinders University and the South Australian Museum have finally corrected the record on a misclassification that has lasted more than 100 years old after unearthing Australia’s first fossil vulture, the Cryptogyps lacertosus. The fossilizinitiallys originally classified as the eagle, Taphaetus lacertosus, in 1905 by Charles Walter de Vis, an English ornithologist—studier of birds— who thought…


Amazing Photos Capture 2 White-Tailed Eagles in a Fearsome Midair Battle Over Food

United by marriage and their deep passion for nature, animals, and photography, a couple from France has amassed a spectacular portfolio of nature photos. One particular series features a pair of white-tailed eagles in a midair battle over food, showing nature at its finest, and most fearsome. Alexandre and Chloé Bès, both 29, are based…


Photos: The Profound Bond Between Mongolia’s Last Eagle Keepers and Their Mighty Birds

Venturing to Mongolia to meet the country’s last remaining nomadic eagle keepers, Russian photographer Daniel Kordan turned his reverence into a series of incredible photographs. Kordan’s work, a breathtaking mixture of epic landscape photography and intimate portraiture, exemplifies the bond between the keepers and their birds—an elusive 1,000-year-old tradition that runs the risk of dying…


Photographer Treks to Mongolia to Capture Eagle Hunters From Ancient Tribe—the Last of Their Kind

These bittersweet images tell the incredible story of a photographer who spent time living with a remote tribe in Mongolia—who hunt with eagles. The tribe have used golden eagles to hunt prey during the bleak winter months for centuries, an extraordinary example of a relationship between humans and semi-wild animals. However, the ancient tradition is…